RDEČA RAKETA [Maja Osojnik, Matija Schellander]
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MAJA OSOJNIK
Vienna based musician Maja Osojnik is well-known as recorder player, singer, composer, electronic musician appearing in several projects in early, contemporary and extreme music. She completed the masterclass of recorder and IGP-diploma at University of music and performing arts Vienna with distinction and studied jazz singing at University of music and Private University Conservatorium Vienna.

Awards / Scholarships:
SKE-Publicity Award [with Low Frequency Orchestra] 2007; 3. Prize and Composition Award of 'Gradus ad Parnassum' 2003; IYAP - EM [1. Prize with Ensemble MIKADO] 2004; "Voices" - Jazz Fest Vienna Award 2005; Bank Austria Artist of the Year 2008/09; Prize Composition Scholarship from State of Austria and Pasticcio Award (OE1/ORF) with Ensemble MIKADO for the CD 'Can she excuse?' 2009; MIA Award [award for women with migration background in Austria who achieved "Outstanding for and in Austria"] 2010. She performs all over Europe at well-established festivals with different music projects - Rdeča Raketa, Maja Osojnik Band, Ensemble MIKADO, FRUFRU, Subshrubs, Aus dem Mund, broken.heart.collector, Low Frequency Orchestra, Binar, Edward and the innocent Bystanders, Balkon and is part of many other projects as guest musician.

MATIJA SCHELLANDER
*1981 in Bilčovs, lives and works in Vienna, Austria. Studied computer music and double bass. Works in the field of improvised & contemporary composed music.

Projects:
Electronic and instrumental solo works, music for dance performance and film; Duo Rdeča Raketa with Maja Osojnik. Co-founder of Low Frequency Orchestra [Osojnik/Castelló/Grill/Koch/Neugebauer/Schellander]; Member of Metalycée [Breuer/Hummer/Schellander/Jurisic/Steiner];
Collaborations with Marco Eneidi, Franz Hautzinger, Michael Bruckner, Jorge Sanchez-Chiong/JSX, Wolfgang Schiftner, Akemi Takya, Martin Siewert, Daniel Riegler, Pia Palme, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Wolfgang Mitterer, Keiko Higuchi, Burkhard Stangl, etc.

Releases:
IT IS NOT - Metalycée [12'", mosz]
Untitled EP - Metalycée [12", Interstellar]
S - Low Frequency Orchestra [CD, einklang]
Rdeča Raketa [Osojnik/Schellander] - Old Girl, Old Boy [casette, mosz]
www.majaosojnik.com
wwww.myspace.com/majaosojnik
www.matijaschellander.com